2019 ELECTION: Iwo Press Club Sets To Hold Debate For Aspiring Parliamentarians
Iwo Press Club, IPC, has now put plans in motion to hold an electoral debate for aspiring Parliamentarians in the federal constituency and beyond.
The first series of the electoral debate which is set to engage aspirants vying for the race to represent the federal constituency at the House of Representatives has been slated to come up on the 27th of January, 2019.
While other electoral debate for those vying for the House of Assembly in Iwo constituency and Senatorial candidates to represent Osun-west at the National Assembly will follow swiftly after.
The debate for the Iwo Federal Constituency House of Representative will feature the following candidates.
- Otunba Gbemiga Adewumi – JMPP
- Akogun Posi Adiatu – ADP
- Alh. Lukman Mudashiru – PDP
- Hon. Yinusa Amobi – APC
In a statement released yesterday by the acting spokesperson of the body, Oluniyi Isamotu, the statement said “This debate is all about citizen engagement and will be devoid of any rigmarole or mind control attempt in favour of any particular candidate or party. So, invited candidates shouldn’t entertain any fear that the debate is poised to discredit their personality or ambition.”
The statement further revealed that the debate is meant to ascertain the level of preparedness of each aspirant. Also, to know what agenda they have for their constituency peradventure they get elected.
The body, however, calls on NGOs, Civil Society Organisations, Community Developmental organisations, and the general public to be part of this landmark event.
The debate is one out of many activities the Press Club has laid down to give Iwo the SPOTLIGHT she deserves which is the core objective of why the body was established.